Employee Recognition Ideas Blog

When starting a new job, you hope to feel welcome and as though you are an important part of the group. If that welcoming spirit is absent, you might be likely to bail and seek out another opportunity before ever really settling in. To combat the problem of new employee turnover that organizations face, you need […]

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January 26 is Fun at Work Day

This Friday, January 26 is national Fun at Work Day. Typically either celebrated as a fixed holiday on January 28 or on the last Friday of January, this day is your official chance to allow your team a little time for some lighthearted amusement. Share the fun!  You could win big prizes from Terryberry for […]

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Who is Recognition Man?

Recognition Man – Journal Entry #1: As my one year anniversary at Terryberry rapidly approaches, I am writing to inform you of my mission and highlight my experiences thus far along the way. My name is Recognition Man. And much like the origins of other famed superheroes, my life’s genesis is shrouded in mystery and […]

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How Empowering People to Make These 3 Small Decisions Sets Them up for Success

Decisions, decisions, decisions. They can be difficult, and sometimes nerve-wracking to make, but making decisions is part of what makes us grow in business and in life. As a leader, you don’t want to be the sole decision-maker in your company. Sure, you need to “drive the bus” so to speak, but empowering people with […]

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12 Months of Recognition – Take the Challenge!

It’s a great day in the employee recognition business. Big news!  Terryberry is turning 100 this year. To celebrate, it’s time for you to be recognized. Yes, You, Recognition Superhero! You and a friend could EACH earn a gift from AwardChoice, the Centennial Edition. There are tons of great rewards to choose from.  Here are just a few […]

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Terryberry Recognized Among the Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation

It’s a great day in the employee recognition business!  We’re honored to be named one of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For for the 2nd year in a row, and we’re equally proud that we can share the recognition with a number of our customers. Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2017 […]

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Tree Themed Recognition – Watch it Grow

It’s WOW Wednesday! HR leaders, execs, and managers: How do you WOW the people who go above and beyond for you in your business? Or, how have you been WOWed? Today’s WOW Wednesday comes from Heena She says: “We are a vegetation management company. On a monthly basis, we award a “treemendous” employee. On a weekly basis, […]

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Memorable Moments – Long-Serving Employee Booklets

It’s WOW Wednesday! HR leaders, execs, and managers: How do you WOW the people who go above and beyond for you in your business? Or, how have you been WOWed? Today’s WOW Wednesday comes from Heena She says: “We did a booklet containing interviews with long-serving employees – asking for their most memorable moments and etc.” Share […]

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2018 Recognition Calendar of Holidays

The 2018 Recognition Calendar is here! Make a plan to stay ahead of the game this year by checking your Recognition Calendar regularly. We at Terryberry have done all the research for you and have compiled a variety of recognition holidays in a free month-by-month calendar. Download the full calendar as a PDF or browse […]

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Manager’s Guide to Deciding Between Recognition-Worthy Work vs. Regular Work

According to a Gallup article, your team members should be recognized for praise-worthy work on at least a weekly, if not a daily, basis. Recognizing your employees frequently causes a dopamine rush, the feel-good chemical in our brains, which creates a sense of pleasure and pride in a job well done. This, in turn, motivates […]

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Want More Workplace Collaboration? Here Are 5 Ways to Make Sure Employees Feel Heard

It’s a known fact that we human beings are social creatures. As a general rule, we do much better in work and in life when we feel connected to others. Office life can pose unique challenges when it comes to creating teamwork and collaboration among many individuals, each with specialized roles. Below are a few ideas on […]

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